LAT1002 - Text Course I in Latin: Medieval Latin


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 6 hours ORDBOK

Course content

This course is an introduction to the different literary genres of the Middle Ages, as well as an introduction to the use of Latin as a means of communication and cultural transfer in this period.

Learning outcome

A candidate who has taken this course is expected to have acquired the following learning objectives, consisting of the following knowledge and skills:


The candidate

  • has basic knowledge of Medieval Latin language and literature
  • has basic knowledge of the history and significance as a foundation for Western culture of Medieval Latin.


The candidate

  • has acquired skills to to read, translate and interpret texts (in the original language) from the various periods and genres of Medieval Latin literature,
  • is familiar with the central vocabulary of the texts of the syllabus
  • is able to perform grammatical and stylistic analyses of these texts and
  • is able to relate these texts to their literary, cultural and historical contexts.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. Among the activities are six smaller assignments, which have to be handed in, consisting in three simple translations from Latin to Norwegian (or English if preferred). Four of these assignments are compulsory.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercise
  • Exercise
  • Exercise
  • Exercise

Further on evaluation

Six-hour exam at the end of the semester.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Ca. 50 pages of medieval prose and poetry (1 page = 30 lines). Epigraphic and heraldic material may be included (not more than 5 pages).

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFLAT102 15.0 AUTUMN 2007
HFLAT110 15.0 AUTUMN 2007
LAT1102 15.0 AUTUMN 2007
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • History of the Middle Ages
  • Classical Civilization
  • Latin
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 ORDBOK 2023-12-13 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 ORDBOK 2024-05-21 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
DI41 Idrettssenteret (Dragvoll) 9
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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